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Bull Med Libr Assoc. Jan 1995; 83(1): 42–47.
PMCID: PMC225996

Teledermatology: one application of telemedicine.


Telemedicine can be defined as the use of telecommunications technologies to provide medical information and services. This field has recently begun a period of explosive growth. Oregon's teledermatology program within the National Library of Medicine's high-performance computing and communications initiative is designed to generate much-needed basic and clinical research information about one specific telemedicine application. The background of this program is discussed, and the research objectives are described.

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